Share this entry

Synonyms of accent in English:


  • 1 a Bronx accent
    pronunciation, intonation, enunciation, articulation, inflection, tone, modulation, cadence, timbre, manner of speaking, delivery;
  • 2 the accent is on the first syllable
    stress, emphasis, accentuation, force, prominence;
    technical ictus
  • 3 the accent is on comfort
    emphasis, stress, priority;
    importance, prominence
  • 4 an acute accent
    mark, diacritic, diacritical mark
  • verb

    Back to top  
  • 1 fabrics that accent the background colors in the room
    focus attention on, draw attention to, point up, underline, underscore, accentuate, highlight, spotlight, foreground, feature, play up, bring to the fore, heighten, stress, emphasize
  • Definition of accent in:
    Share this entry

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources